Volleyball drops conference match at Lycoming

Renee Reus (photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)
Renee Reus (photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Despite 20 kills by Elena Zinaich and 43 assists from Payton Belella, Hood College dropped a Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth match at Lycomng 3-1. 

Set Scores

  • The Warriors won 25-19, 18-25, 25-19, 25-17. 

Inside the Box Score

  • Zinaich had 20 kills and just two errors, finishing the match with a .450 hitting percentage. 
  • Payton Belella had a double-double, adding 10 digs to her assist total. 
  • Courtney Hutchinson had a strong match with 14 kills, hitting .312 on the evening. 
  • Renee Reus had 16 digs, while Robyn Reus finished with 10. 

How it Happened

  • After dropping the first set, Hood jumped out to a 16-6 lead in the second set. Hutchinson and Zinaich had three kills apiece during the run. 
  • The Blazers had just one attack error in the second set to hit .433 as a team and tying the match at 1-1. Over the course of the evening, the Warriors hitting consistency led Lycoming to the win. The Warriors did not hit under .250 in any set and not more than .290. 


  • Elle Jednorski finished with 12 kills.
  • Emily Hepner added 26 digs.
  • Emily Morris tallied 39 assists, while Katie Hausknecht notched five blocks. 

Up Next

Hood hosts Eastern Mennonite on Friday, September 21 at 7 p.m.